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Advanced Personal Training

at Dakota County Technical College

Program Details

  • Award: Certificate
  • Credits: 16
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

This program will provide educational experiences to students interested in seeking positions in a variety of health, fitness and sport occupations. The curriculum includes core courses in exercise and sport science, as well as classes in supporting academic areas such as health science and physiology. Practical experiences are available throughout the program of study and through a final semester internship. Opportunities for practical experiences and internships are available on and off campus. An on-campus opportunity will be working in the college's Wellness Center. The program will provide comprehensive curriculum content that will prepare students for various certification exams, such as those offered by the American Council on Exercise (ACE).

Program Locations

  • Dakota County Technical College 55068

Labor Market Information

  • Athletic Trainers

  • Median wage: $43,003/year-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors

  • Median wage: $17.06/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
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Dakota County Technical College
Dakota County Technical College
1300 145th Street East Rosemount, MN 55068 Toll-Free: (877) 937-3282 Local: (651) 423-8301 TTY: (651) 423-8621 Email: